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Transgender Basics

This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as Transgender or Genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

This page contains information and suggestions to make domestic violence services more accessible for immigrant women.
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NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct

Embodied in this Code of Professional Conduct (formerly known as the Code of Ethics) are seven tenets setting forth guiding principles, followed by illustrative behaviors.
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Special for Immigrant Women

Author(s): Marie De Santis
The article suggest that the immigrant women ask for interpreter when seeking help, leave clear phone messages when calling for help, and to not to give up if the person they contact the first time is not helpful. Available in both English and Spanish.  
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Deaf Persons and Experts Speak Out Against Inclusion

This resource compiles writings from Deaf person and professionals who oppose the Inclusion movement.
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Reducing Language Barriers to Combating Domestic Violence: The Requirements of Title VI

Author(s): Carolyn Ham
This paper notes immigrant women's language barrier to accessing services for domestic violence. The paper provides guidance to police, prosecutors, courts, corrections centers, and shelter programs for determining their obligations toward immigrant women who experience domestic violence.
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Stress Management: A Deaf Perspective

This website provides information and relevant resources that highlight the level of stress generated from the mainstreaming of people who are D/deaf or hard of hearing in society.
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Hiring an Interpreter

This page provides guidance for those seeking interpreter services, including access to a searchable database of interpreter service agencies.
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Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Susun Kim
In this paper, the author describes her experience in learning to become an advocate for Deaf survivors of domestic violence. She emphasizes the importance of both linguistic and cultural competency, and the necessity of key collaborations towards successful advocacy work.